the prevents Orlando OrtegaOlympic runner-up in Rio 2016, leading the team of seventy Spanish athletes -33 women and 37 men- selected to participate, from May 20 to 22, in Iberoamerican Championship Alicante 2022What to celebrate with La Nucía (track event) at Torrevieja (half marathon)the Spanish Federation announced on Tuesday.
It is the largest Spanish team since the 2010 edition of San Fernando and the fourth with the most athletes in entire history after Huelva 2004 (84), San Fernando 2010 (82) and Seville 1992 (74).
Of the 21 selected Spanish Olympians (11 women and 10 men), 18 starred in Tokyo, including two fourths classified as Eusebio Caceres in length and Alvaro Martin at 20 km march.
Among them are in Alicante2022 the nine medalists of the last U20 and U23 Europeans in Tallinn 2021, 27 Spanish leaders of 2022 and the current absolute national record holders in the open air of the 400 m hurdles (Sara Gallego), weight (Belén Toimil), hammer (Laura Redondo) and women’s 4x100m (Maribel Pérez and Paula Sevilla); and 110 m hurdles (Orlando Ortega), hammer (Javier Cienfuegos) and 4×400 m (Samuel García and Óscar Husillos).
In the last edition of the Iberoamericano, held in Trujillo (Peru) in 2018, Spain won 18 medals (five gold, six silver and seven bronze). The Spanish record for medals came in Manaus 1990 with 42 medals (14 gold, 19 silver and nine bronze).
This is the fifth time, in the 19th edition, that the championship has been held in Spain, this time as the first test of Spanish athletics in a year of great events such as the World Championships in Eugene (Oregon, USA), the European Championships in Munich, the U20 World Cup in Cali and the European U18 in Jerusalem.
100: Maribel Perez, Paula Sevilla
200: Lucia Carrillo
800: Daniela Garcia, Marina Martinez
1,500: Agueda Munoz, Solange Pereira
5,000: Carla Dominguez, Lucia Rodriguez
Half marathon: Marta Galimany, Laura Méndez
100m hurdles: Teresa Errandonea
400m hurdles: Sara Gallego, Carla Garcia
3,000 m obstacles: Carolina Robles, Irene Sánchez-Escribano
Height: Saleta Fernandez
Pole: Monica Clemente, Malen Ruiz de Azua
Haba: Fatima Diame, Leticia Gil
Triple Jump: Patricia Sarrapio
Weight: Belen Toimil
Hammer: Osarumen Odeh, Laura Redondo
Javelin: Arantza Moreno
10,000m walk: Laura García-Caro
4×100: Alba Borrero, Lucía Carrillo, Carmen Marco, Maribel Pérez, Paula Sevilla
4×400: Carmen Aviles, Sara Gallego, Angela Garcia, Eva Santidrián, Berta Segura
100: Alberto Calero, Sergio Lopez
200: Jesus Gomez
400: Samuel Garcia, Manuel Guijarro
800: Alvaro de Arriba, Pablo Sanchez-Valladares
1,500: Sergio Paniagua
5,000: Raul Celada, Carlos Mayo
Half marathon: Jorge Blanco, Tariku Novales
110m hurdles: Orlando Ortega, Daniel Cisneros
400m hurdles: Iker Alfonso, Jesus David Delgado
3,000m hurdles: Pol Oriach, Victor Ruiz
Height: Xesc Tresens
Pole: Alex Gracia, Didac Salas
Haba: Eusebio Cáceres, Jaime Guerra
Triple Jump: Jose Emilio Bellido, Marcos Ruiz
Weight: Carlos Tobalina
Disc: Lois Maikel Martinez
Hammer: Javier Cienfuegos
Javelin: Manu Quijera
Decathlon: Bruno Comín
10,000m walk: Iván López, Álvaro Martín
4×100: Alberto Calero, Bernat Canet, Jesus Gomez, Sergio Lopez, Daniel Rodriguez
4×400: Iñaki Cañal, Samuel García, Manuel Guijarro, Óscar Husillos, Aleix Porras
Source: La Verdad
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